732 W Talmage
Springfield, MO 65803
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Watkins Elementary School serves 213 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Watkins Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 213 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Watkins Elementary School's student population of 213 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
213 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Watkins Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Watkins Elementary School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1842 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
8%
15%
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White
77%
70%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MO state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MO state average).

How many students attend Watkins Elementary School?

213 students attend Watkins Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

77% of Watkins Elementary School students are White, 8% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Watkins Elementary School?

Watkins Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does Watkins Elementary School offer ?

Watkins Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 213 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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